There are a few speech therapy materials and tools in my speech room that I come back to again and again between job changes and working with a wide variety of levels and age ranges. I thought I’d share some of my favorites with all of you today! If you’ve been around here for a […]

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For SLPs, Materials

Versatile Speech Therapy Materials for ANY Goal

digital speech materials organization

We all have plenty of digital speech therapy materials, now how do we get them organized? There’s few things I hate more than clutter! I find at work, when I have papers, games, files, and materials all over, I feel stressed and everything seems to take longer than it should. Instead, I store as many […]

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For SLPs, Organization

How To Organize Digital Speech Therapy Materials

If you’re anything like me, the back to school season can be filled with stress and anxiety about the new school year. One unexpected thing that’s gotten me excited about heading back to school are education documentaries! I have a post planned in the coming weeks about why working in the schools is my jam […]

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For SLPs

Top 5 Education Documentaries for SLPs

Pros and cons of being a case managing SLP

Hello! My name is Meghan, a public school special education case manager SLP. I currently do not treat any students at my position. I wanted to share the background of my career, some challenges I have faced, and the many positives about my unique position. Background: I have worked in many environments as a SLP. […]

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For SLPs

Being a Special Education Case Manager SLP: The Pros and Cons

Do you have questions about working in speech therapy for middle school students? This past school year I switched to working full-time for a new, wonderful district. The position they offered me was full-time in a middle school. I did not want to work in a middle school, but really wanted to work in this […]

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For SLPs, Middle School

Working In Speech Therapy For Middle School: Pros and Cons

Every SLP feels burned out, stressed out, and overworked periodically. I have been there and feel really strongly that mental health is so important, in particular for SLPs and those who work in the school system. Below are some tips that I use to separate work and life and stay happy so that I can […]

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For SLPs

Self-Care Tips for SLPs

This is a fabulous guest blog post by The Whimsical Word, Inc. I have spent most of my career as a Speech-Language Pathologist in a traditional elementary school setting in Illinois.   18 years to be exact.  I consider myself a “seasoned” therapist with a growth mindset.  Although I may have been around the block a time […]

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For SLPs

Teletherapy: Through the Eyes of a Seasoned Therapist

I’m always looking for ways to improve myself as a person and as an SLP. This year, I’m going to focus on health. I will try to eat more vegetables, less meat and less night time snacks. I’m going to try to walk my dogs every day. I’m also going to continue a my focus […]

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For SLPs, Musings

10 New Year’s Resolutions for SLPs – Love Your Job This Year!

Every December I get way too excited to pick out next year’s planner. I am weird about my planner and pretty much carry it with me everywhere! I have not at all adapted to having an electronic calendar and still write every single thing down. Erin Condren Planners for SLPs I wanted to share my […]

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For SLPs, Reviews

Erin Condren Planners for SLPs

Being a school based SLP is admirable and meaningful, but the job can be a real challenge sometimes. These hilarious GIFs help to lighten the mood and help you relate if you're a school based SLP.

I think the best part about SLP memes is that they remind us that so many of our challenges, successes and emotional roller coasters are so relatable! It’s good to know that other people feel that way too. You know you’re a school based SLP if… you can relate to these funny SLP memes! 1. You […]

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For SLPs, Musings

8 Hilarious SLP memes!

speech therapy google templates

If you’re ready to learn what Google sheets can do for SLPs, check this out! For the past three years, I’ve relied on Google Sheets for much of my caseload management. Recently, I’ve expanded to using it for more and more including data collection, lesson planning, IEP dates, evaluation timelines and more! I’m going to […]

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For SLPs, Organization

Ultimate Google Sheets for SLPs

the power of encouraging words

All the know-how in the world won’t help us if we can’t motivate our students. I’ve been having a blast with guest posters on my blog. I have an amazing post for you today from Valerie Wacker, an SLP who wanted to share her thoughts on providing positive words to our students. Read on to learn […]

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For SLPs

Motivate students with POWERFUL encouragement

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden